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Valley Patriot Whistle Blower Argues Before SJC on Retaliation by Cambridge Hospital, Exposes Bogus Brain Scan Reports, AG Coakley’s Refusal to Protect Whistleblowers

Valley Patriot Whistle Blower Argues Before SJC on Retaliation by Cambridge Hospital, Exposes Bogus Brain Scan Reports, AG Coakley’s Refusal to Protect Whistleblowers

By: Tom Duggan, 12/19/14 Valley Patriot medical corruption columnist, and Cambridge Hospital whistle blower Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan appeared before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday to explain to Justice…

Black Lives Matter ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Black Lives Matter ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – December, 2014 As I witnessed a bit of the mayhem of protesting the latest fatal police action within the black community – the rioting, the peaceful…

Lawrence City Council Chaos: Lantigua Holdovers Call for NO Confidence Vote in Mayor Rivera, Attack Lawrence Police as “Lazy”

Lawrence City Council Chaos: Lantigua Holdovers Call for NO Confidence Vote in Mayor Rivera, Attack Lawrence Police as “Lazy”

By: Tom Duggan 12/17/14 With only 11 months under his belt as Lawrence’s new mayor the Lawrence City Council is considering a vote of “No Confidence” against Mayor Dan Rivera…

Ethics Commission Fines Former Southampton Fire Chief $7,500 for Conflicts of Interest Laws, Stephen Hyde, Sr. for Altering Payroll Records to Pay Son for Work He Didn’t Do

Ethics Commission Fines Former Southampton Fire Chief $7,500 for Conflicts of Interest Laws, Stephen Hyde, Sr. for Altering Payroll Records to Pay Son for Work He Didn’t Do

Chief Altered payroll records so his son received payment for work he did not do; presented false claims for payment to the Town of Southampton The State Ethics Commission has…

FBI Announces Tip Line to Combat Public Corruption ~1-844-NO BRIBE (1-844-662-7423)

FBI Announces Tip Line to Combat Public Corruption ~1-844-NO BRIBE (1-844-662-7423)

Boston, Mass.: Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Vincent B. Lisi of the FBI’s Boston Division announced today a new initiative designed to solicit the public’s help in identifying and targeting public…

PODCAST of the Paying Attention Radio Program – Racism, Ferguson, Eric Gardner and more!

PODCAST of the Paying Attention Radio Program – Racism, Ferguson, Eric Gardner and more!

  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2   Paying Attention is hosted by Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan. Tom’s, Co-host is Paul Murano. Paying…

Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed  Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

For the past two years, The Valley Patriot has been investigating a series of thefts of newspapers and newspaper boxes throughout the Merrimack Valley totaling an estimated loss of more…

Ethics Commission Fines Groveland Selectman Elizabeth Gorski $2,500 for Conflicts of Interest

Ethics Commission Fines Groveland Selectman Elizabeth Gorski $2,500 for Conflicts of Interest

Selectman found in one instance to have threatened Police Chief and Deputy Chief’s employment contracts after Police Chief placed her son on administrative leave;  Enforcement Division committed admits “egregious” error…

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Fires Election Coordinator Rafael Tejeda After Scathing Report, City Clerk Maloney May be Next

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Fires Election Coordinator Rafael Tejeda After Scathing Report, City Clerk Maloney May be Next

By: Tom Duggan – 11/21/14 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has fired Rafael Tejeda, (the Lawrence Bilingual Elections Coordinator) after a review of the Lawrence election process by election attorneys at…

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid  Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

By: Bharani Padmanabha, November, 2014  Most patients assume that physicians protect the patient’s interest come what may. In the US sadly that isn’t realistic, though that standard lasted longer here than elsewhere…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 One of the most frank discussions you will ever hear about race, Ferguson, American culture, the second amendment,…

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

By: DJ Beauregard, Satirist November, 2014 In the days following this year’s elections, former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has been preparing to take the oath of office as Lawrence’s new…

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill  and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

By: Kathy Runge – November, 2014 I’ve been writing programs to look for duplicate registrations on the voter registration list in Lawrence for a few years. This list can be…

Governor Deval Patrick Appoints the Honorable David A. Mills (ret.) to the State Ethics Commission

Governor Deval Patrick Appoints the Honorable David A. Mills (ret.) to the State Ethics Commission

The State Ethics Commission today announced that Governor Deval Patrick has appointed retired state Appeals Court Associate Justice David A. Mills to a five-year term on the State Ethics Commission. …

Devers, Rivera Teamed Up in 2nd Miracle Win Against Willie Lantigua: How Republicans Got a Democrat Elected

Devers, Rivera Teamed Up in 2nd Miracle Win Against Willie Lantigua: How Republicans Got a Democrat Elected

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2014 For the second year in a row, the alliance between Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and State Representative Marcos Devers resulted in what Rivera calls…

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